When: Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Where: CTLR, LIB 225 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* All New Peer Writing Tutors Must Attend. Trained PWTs and FYSMs attend session 3, 4, or 5. Choose one of these sessions, and plan ahead. Trained FYSMs only need to attend the first hour. (Trained Tutors […]

When: Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). Where: Center for Teaching, Learning and Research; Note: The GMT offset above does not reflect daylight saving time adjustments. *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* All New Peer Writing Tutors Must Attend. Trained PWTs and FYSMs attend session 3, 4, or 5. Choose one of these […]

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. Where: CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Session 3—Macro to Micro We will run through a hand-on practice session with one of your papers, and we discuss forming thesis statements. All new tutors must attend. Trained FYSMs not already trained as peer writing tutors must attend. Trained […]

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 We will run through a hand-on practice session and discuss tutor questions. All new tutors must attend.  Trained FYSMs not already trained as tutors must attend. Trained tutors attend either this session or session 3 (Thursday, February 24th). If you have a serious and unavoidable conflict, […]

If you are working or training as a Peer Writing Tutor or a First-Year Seminar Mentor this semester, you must attend this meeting. All: Fill out our information form. Get information about pay and training schedule New PWTS: * Collect your training folder. * Learn how to get paid * Have your picture taken. * […]

This session is on WEDNESDAY, October 13, 4:30-6:30 Mentor Training Session 6 – Topics: Advising, Grammar Review, People Who Can Help. Note: This session is on WEDNESDAY. Trained PWTS attend from 4:30-5:30. The second hour is optional for you. Trained ACES  (and PWTS who did Pre-Advising) need only attend from 5:30-6:30. The first hour is […]

Thursday, October 7, CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 All New Peer Writing Tutors Must Attend.  All First-Year Seminar Mentors (except previously trained PWTS) must attend. First Hour: Problems Students Face Second Hour: Educators not Editors–Working with Multilingual Students with Shawna Shapiro Optional for Trained Peer Writing Tutors. Unfortunately, optional means unpaid.  If you have a […]

Useful handouts from this session: Oral Presentation Yonna’s Rubric Tips for Talks First-Year Seminar Mentors for Academics and Writing This is a mandatory session for First-Year Seminar Mentors—even those already trained as Peer Writing Tutors and ACEs. You will learn much that you can use as a student and much for you to use in […]

How to Form a Thesis Statement Choose a Topic. What is a Topic? Define a PROBLEM within your topic. How? Explore/ Analyze the PROBLEM. How? Create a Thesis Statement. What is a Thesis Statement? Find evidence that supports the Thesis Statement. How? Organize your writing around your Thesis Statement. How? (Answers in How to Form […]

It was wonderful to see so many Peer Writing Tutors and First-Year Seminar Mentors for Academics and Writing in CTLR this Thursday. We have 47 Mentors in First-Year Seminars, 15 Peer Writing Tutors in college writing and writing program classes, and thirteen Peer Writing Tutors conducting drop-in shifts in CTLR and Brainerd Commons. This Thursday, […]

We had a great session with Shawna Shapiro last Thursday.  Thanks to the peer writing tutors and the foreign language tutors who attended and helped make it a success!  For those of you who could not make the session, I’m uploading Shawna’s handout from the session: PWT_Workshop_Oct22 Ms. Shapiro will be speaking this week at […]

Session #5—Who Else Can Help? (Thursday, October 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Other Offices on Campus Grammar Review Makeup for Session #4: Wednesday, October 14, 7:00-9:00 PM in CTLR Upcoming special sessions: Tutors as Educators Not Editors Working with Multilingual students: Thursday, October 22 4:30-5:30, CTLR Makeup #5 Thursday, October 22, 7:0-9:00 PM CTLR […]

Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines (Thursday, October 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major. Getting comfortable giving oral presentations. Writing in the Disciplines Handout: 09FallWID Useful Oral Presentation Handouts 3 Exercises for Oral tips-for-talks RATEtorals Added on October 15: Yonna McShane has a great […]

Session #3—Problems Students Face (Thursday, October 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Group Discussions of problems: ESL, LD, Basic Writers, Writing Anxiety, Stress Point Tutoring Multilingual Students  (Shawna Shapiro will visit. Download her excellent handout: PWT_ESLwkshop_09) Makeup for Session #3: Sunday, October 4, 4:00-6:00 PM, CTLR

Session #2—Macro to Micro Thursday, September 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225 Thesis development 15 minute- conference on your own papers Make sure to bring a paper or draft to conference. Bring your folder! Makeup: Wednesday, September 30, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Library 225E Remember trained PWTs must attend Session 1 or 2 or Makeup 1 or […]

Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Trained tutors must attend session 1 or 2 or makeup 1 or 2 by Sept 30.

Session #1—Getting Started (Thursday, September 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Brainstorming answers to frequently asked tutor questions 15 minute-version of the 30 min. tutor session Please bring your folder to all training sessions. Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Reminder for Trained Tutors: You must attend Session 1 […]

All PWTS must attend. Hosted by: Peer Writing Tutors @ Middlebury Where: CTLR, Lib 225 When: Agenda: Thursday, September 10 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Collect your training folder Learn how to get paid Fill out our information form Have your picture taken. Experienced tutors apply for drop-in assignments. New tutors begin training.

How to Get Paid (F09)

August 20, 2009 | 1 Comment

How to Get Paid in Fall 09 1. Obtain a blue Student Employment Card from the Student Employment Office.(The Student Employment office is located at 23 Adirondack View. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.) To do this, you must fill out your 19 Employment Eligibility and W4 Tax Withholding forms. Typically, students present […]

Update: Thanks to Danny, Jennifer, and Catharine for making this session a success! We had a wonderful turnout, and we’ll upload a helpful handout from this session soon. You asked for this session, and now it’s here for Trained Peer Writing Tutors! Optional Session for Trained Peer Writing Tutors. Date and time: Wednesday, April 1, […]

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